Incentive schemes

Introducing incentive schemes for the employees of the company can be a useful instrument for motivation and management and is an inseparable part of the salary in many industries.

Incentive schemes contain several legal challenges, and specialized insights to the rules regarding this is thus often a premise for a proper establishment and administration of incentive schemes.

Damkjær Lauritzen provides advise on all legal matters regarding incentive schemes, and we have significant experience in advising on both share and cash based schemes, general schemes for large groups of employees and schemes directed at executive management and other key employees, including schemes established as part of M&A transactions and the like.

Our advice comprises both assistance in the drafting and introduction of incentive schemes, the continuous administration and in relation to disputes regarding participants’ rights i.a. in connection with dismissal or resignation.